ÉSAD is Laval University’s land management and regional planning graduate school, in Québec City.

One of North America’s oldest cities, Québec City offers students at ÉSAD first-hand experience of European and North American planning principles.

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Study in french and receive an internationally recognized title

All ÉSAD programs lead to the title of urban planner, recognized not only in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, and the U.K., but also in French-speaking countries.

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Our master’s, a multidisciplinary, practice-based training program

Apply the knowledge acquired in courses directly to real-life situations in the following fields:

  • city transformation
  • viability of regions
  • sustainable development and environmental protection
  • innovation and improvement of practices

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